Prinzregent Torte

Tags: European, cake, fancy
A magnificent 8-layer Austrian cake, which always brings incredulous cries of pleasure
Delight Covill: I made this cake for my boyfriend on his birthday and he asked me to marry him (I did). I'm not saying for sure that the Prinzregent Torte is why Don wanted to marry me, but I've always worried that it might have been.
. Serves 2-8. 16 steps
cake Spread filling evenly between layers, making sure they are even and parallel. Do not put filling on the top, and avoid too much filling on the sides.
9oz salted butter   whip Bake 8 even layers, each 1/4 inch thick, in lined 8 inch pan, in a moderately hot oven for 7 minutes. Stack, separated by greaseproof paper
9oz sugar add, beat smooth
1/8 teaspoon vanilla essence
4 large eggs beat
1 2/3 cups flour sift   add, stirring constantly
1/2 cup cornflour
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups strong chocolate pudding   Make pudding, stir while it cools to prevent congealing
7oz unsalted butter Beat until very smooth   mix well
frosting   Frost, taking care to do so perfectly evenly. Leave at room temperature for at least an hour before serving.
1 2/3 cup sugar   sift
1oz cocoa powder
1oz unsalted butter melt add, stirring constantly
3 tablespoons boiling water   add
Rather difficult; it is important to follow the instructions precisely